Competitor and Opposition


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Competitor noun – One who strives for the same thing as another.
Opposition is a synonym for competitor in rival topic. In some cases you can use "Opposition" instead a noun "Competitor", when it comes to topics like competition, person willing to enter contest.
Nearby Words: competition, compete, competitive, competitiveness, competitively
Synonyms for Competitor


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Opposition noun – The inclination to resist.
Competitor is a synonym for opposition in rival topic. You can use "Competitor" instead a noun "Opposition", if it concerns topics such as opponent.
Nearby Words: oppose, opposed, opposite, opposing, oppositely
Synonyms for Opposition

How words are described

human human competitor human opposition
direct direct competitor direct opposition
dead dead competitor dead opposition
strong strong competitor strong opposition
Other adjectives: active, actual, real, tough, serious, fierce, main, early, major, chief, possible, military, fictional, larger, primary, remaining, last, viable.
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